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Sep 22

More than 400 Pokémon will be discoverable in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon

The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo revealed that more than 400 Pokémon will be discoverable in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon. Also revealed was the new feature Alola Photo Club and a brand-new Mantine Surf.

NEW DETAILS REVEALED FOR POKÉMON ULTRA SUN AND POKÉMON ULTRA MOON

Plus Pokkén Tournament DX and Pokémon Gold Version & Pokémon Silver Version are OUT NOW!

The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo have revealed more details for the highly anticipated games Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon. In Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon Trainers took part in the Island Challenge. In Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon, the Island Challenge returns but this time some of the challenges are different and there is an additional new Trial. As players work through the Island Challenge they will be confronted with trouble involving the Legendary Pokémon Necrozma. Trainers will meet mysterious people and Pokémon as they witness the new dangers closing in on the Alola region.

pokemon bank

More than 400 Pokémon will be discoverable in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon, many of which were not available in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon. Some of these Pokémon will only appear depending on which version of the game is played. For example, in the same patch of tall grass where Houndoom will appear in Pokémon Ultra Sun, Manectric will appear in Pokémon Ultra Moon.

In the Alola region you can ride Pokémon in many areas and have them help you out on your journey. Now, in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon you can ride the waves on the vast ocean with Mantine, thanks to the brand-new Mantine Surf. Mantine Surf isn’t just a way to get between the islands of Alola, but it is also a sport in its own right, with Trainers competing for the highest score by pulling off a variety of radical moves. Become a pro and pull off some super cool tricks across Alola’s sea with Mantine Surf!

Another new feature making its way to Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon is the Alola Photo Club. Trainers can now take photos together with their Pokémon and choose backgrounds, camera angles, Trainer outfits, poses and more to capture amazing images. After the shoot, players can decorate the photos with cool frames and over 100 different stickers to create the perfect photo. These photos can then be shared with other players through communication features on the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. When players take photos with their Pokémon, their Pokémon will become more affectionate towards them.

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon are also scheduled to be compatible with the Pokémon Global Link, a linked website that allows users to connect with other players all over the worlds using saved and gameplay data from their Pokémon series games, when they launch globally on 17 November 2017.

Today also sees the launch of three Pokémon video games. The first of these is Pokkén Tournament DX for the Nintendo Switch Console, which includes all the content from both the Wii U and arcade versions of Pokkén Tournament. Pokkén Tournament DX introduces an array of exciting new features to create the ultimate Pokkén experience. Features include the brand new fighter Decidueye, new support Pokémon Litten and Popplio, new battle modes, daily challenges and more. Thanks to the Nintendo Switch, you can now play Pokkén anytime and anywhere. Play Pokkén Tournament DX in TV mode, handheld mode, or share a Joy-Con controller with another Trainer to battle one-on-one in tabletop mode anywhere. Pokkén Tournament DX is available to purchase at retail and in Nintendo eShop.

pokemon bank

The second titles in the Pokémon Series, Pokémon Gold Version and Pokémon Silver Version, are also launching today on Nintendo 3DS family of systems. Fan favourite titles, and originally among the first mainstream RPG games to appear on the Game Boy Color, Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver continued to expand the Pokémon universe, adding 100 Pokémon, held items and real-time events, thanks to an internal game clock. Featuring wireless communication functionality, the new Virtual Console versions of the games allow Trainers to trade and battle wirelessly and both games are compatible with Pokémon Bank. Through Pokémon Bank, players will be able to bring the Pokémon that they catch in the Virtual Console versions of Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver into Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon when those games launch. Fans who purchase Pokémon Gold or Pokémon Silver at retail or in Nintendo eShop before 21 September 2018 will receive a special code which will grant them the Mythical Pokémon Celebi in the Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon, Pokémon Ultra Sun or Pokémon Ultra Moon video games.

YouTube Video - Surf's Up in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon!


Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smKrpqoDMyE
Sep 12

Rating Battle Season 6

Posted by Sunain | September 12th 2017 at 08:50 PM EDT
Tags: Press Release, Pokémon Global Link, Rating Battles, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon
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The Pokémon Global Link website has announced the details for Rating Battle Season 6 for Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon.

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Rating Battle Season 6

It’s that time again! The new Rating Battle Season 6 is upon us! Put your Pokémon Trainer skills to the test as you compete in ranked online matches with players from around the world. The leaderboards are reset each Rating Battle Season, so everyone starts on equal footing. As you battle, you’ll move up and down the rankings based on your match outcomes. Rating Battle Season 6 runs from September 12 through November 14, 2017, so get in there and start battling!

Eligible Pokémon for Rating Battle Season 6 include Pokémon from the National Pokédex No. 001–802. However, this season’s Special Battles rules feature only Pokémon that haven’t ranked in the top 15 at the end of Single Battle Seasons 2–4. Additionally, all Pokémon that ranked in top 15 of the Pokémon ranking as of August 3 (during Single Battle Season 5) cannot be used. These Pokémon include Charizard, Gengar, Gyarados, Porygon2, Blaziken, Salamence, Garchomp, Lucario, Hippowdon, Mamoswine, Ferrothorn, Landorus, Greninja, Aegislash, Mimikyu, Tapu Koko, Tapu Lele, and Tapu Fini.

Other Pokémon that are not permitted in Rating Battle Season 6 are Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Diancie, Hoopa, Volcanion, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, Magearna, Marshadow, and Ash-Greninja.

Source: https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/c05e9ef6-d9fd-4a20-b926-7b81a3350277

Article edited on 2017-09-12 08:50:58 by Sunain
Aug 01

2017 No Holds Barred Competition (シャドースチール)

Posted by Sunain | August 1st 2017 at 04:11 PM EDT
Tags: Pokémon Global Link, Online Tournament, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon
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The tenth online competition for Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon has been announced. 2017 No Holds Barred Competition (シャドースチール) will take place from Friday, August 25th, 2017 at 00:00 UTC, through Sunday, August 27th, 2017, at 23:59 UTC. Full details are listed below and on our 7th Generation Online Competitions page which will be updated as new tournaments are announced.

2017 No Holds Barred (シャドースチール)

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Region: International
Registration Period: Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at 00:00 UTC, through Thursday, August 24th, 2017, at 23:59 UTC
Tournament Period: Friday, August 25th, 2017 at 00:00 UTC, through Sunday, August 27th, 2017, at 23:59 UTC
Ranking Results Announcement: September 2017
Player divisions: Junior/Senior Division: Born 2002 or later
Masters Division: Born 2001 or earlier
Junior/Senior Division players are limited to playing between 6 A.M. and 11 P.M., based on the easternmost time zone in each player’s country.
Compatible Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Battle Type: Single Battle
Banned Pokémon: Eligible Pokémon are restricted to National Pokédex No. 001 through 802, except Arceus and some Legendary Pokémon. Duplicate Pokémon are permitted.
Entry Gift: Qualified participants will receive 50 Battle Points. To qualify, players must complete at least one battle.
Description
It's an all-out brawl in the 2017 No Holds Barred Online Competition. Get ready to battle with (nearly) everything you got—with the exception of several Legendary Pokémon and Arceus, the whole Pokédex is eligible for you to include on your toughest team. Plus, you can use duplicate Pokémon and duplicate items, and every Pokémon will be set to Lv. 100 for the duration of these Single Battle clashes. The battles will take place in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, and Pokémon brought in via Poké Transporter are permitted in battle. The complete list of eligible Pokémon will be available in the competition regulations.

All qualified participants in the 2017 No Holds Barred competition will receive 50 Battle Points. Players must complete at least one battle to qualify.
Competition Rules
• Items are permitted, including Mega Stones and Z-Crystals.
• A Trainer’s Battle Team may have duplicate items.
• Register three to six of your Pokémon to your Battle Team.
• All Pokémon in this competition will automatically become Lv. 100 for the duration of each match.
• A 10-minute time limit for each player will automatically be enforced in-game, beginning at the start of each battle. When a player’s time limit expires, that player will lose the game.
• At the beginning of each battle, players have 90 seconds to select three Pokémon with which to battle.
• At the beginning of each turn, players have 30 seconds to select a move or change the Pokémon in battle. If a player has not made their selections at the end of this period, the game will automatically make selections for the player.
• Players may battle up to 15 games per day of the competition. Any unplayed games will carry over to the following day. A new day begins at 00:00 UTC.

Sources: https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/c8a271a4-dcdd-43f4-8dc8-ee7131dc7802 and https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/9602e82f-cd2d-4944-acbc-8227d90f9847
Mar 28

2017 International Challenge April

Posted by Sunain | March 28th 2017 at 06:54 PM EDT
Tags: Pokémon Global Link, Online Tournament, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon
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The sixth online competition for Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon has been announced. 2017 International Challenge April will take place from Friday, April 28, 2017, at 00:00 UTC, through Sunday, April 30, 2017, at 23:59 UTC. Full details are listed below and on our 7th Generation Online Competitions page which will be updated as new tournaments are announced.

2017 International Challenge April

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Region: International
Registration Period: Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at 00:00 UTC, through Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 23:59 UTC
Tournament Period: Friday, April 28, 2017, at 00:00 UTC, through Sunday, April 30, 2017, at 23:59 UTC
Ranking Results Announcement: May 2017
Player divisions: Junior/Senior Division: Born 2002 or later
Masters Division: Born 2001 or earlier
Junior/Senior Division players are limited to playing between 6 A.M. and 11 P.M., based on the easternmost time zone in each player’s country.
Compatible Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Battle Type: Double Battle
Banned Pokémon: Eligible Pokémon were restricted to those that were caught, traded, hatched from Eggs, or received as a Mystery Gift in Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon. Each Pokémon must have a black clover symbol on its Summary page. Players could use only Pokémon from the Alola Pokédex. Only the Alola form of Pokémon with regional variants could be used. Zygarde, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, and Magearna could not be used. Mega Stones were not allowed.
Entry Gift: Qualified participants in the 2017 International Challenge April Online Competition will receive a Sceptilite Mega Stone, a Blazikenite Mega Stone, and a Swampertite Mega Stone. Additionally, participants will be eligible to earn Championship Points.
Description
This Online Competition features Trainers from around the world using the 2017 Championship Series format, featuring Double Battles with Pokémon found in the Alola Pokédex. Pokémon must have been acquired in Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon (they must have the black clover on their Summary page).

The top players in each age division will receive Championship Points, which contribute toward the chances of earning an invitation to the Pokémon World Championships. Players must be opted in to the Play! Pokémon program and have a Player ID at the time the competition begins to be eligible for Championship Points. Additionally, all qualified Trainers who play in at least three battles will earn Sceptilite, Blazikenite, and Swampertite Mega Stones, the items needed to make Sceptile, Blaziken, and Swampert Mega Evolve in battle.
Competition Rules
• Items are allowed, but Trainers may not have duplicate items in their Battle Team.
• Register four to six of your Pokémon to your Battle Team.
• All Pokémon in this competition will automatically become Lv. 50 for the duration of each match.
• Four of the Pokémon you register to your Battle Team will be chosen to battle in each match.
• A 10-minute time limit for each player will automatically be enforced in-game, beginning at the start of each battle. When a player’s time limit expires, that player will lose the game.
• At the beginning of each battle, players have 90 seconds to select four Pokémon with which to battle.
• At the beginning of each turn, players have 45 seconds to select a move or change the Pokémon in battle.
If a player has not made their selections at the end of this period, the game will automatically make selections for the player.
• Players may battle up to 15 games per day of the competition. Any unplayed games will carry over to the following day. A new day begins at 00:00 UTC.

Source: https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/2264176e-fe49-4c1b-99c6-c970d74d8ae9
Mar 28

7651 More Players Banned from Pokémon Global Link for Save Modification

Posted by Sunain | March 28th 2017 at 06:24 PM EDT
Tags: Pokémon Global Link, The Pokémon Company International, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon, Global Mission
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The Pokémon Company International announced on their Japanese website that 7651 more players have been banned for illegally altering save game data. Players that have been banned are unable to use any of the Pokémon Global Link's online features including: Game Sync, Rating Battles, Battle Competitions and Global Missions. This brings the total to 13605 banned users as 5954 players were banned in January 2017.

Players that have been banned will receive the Error Code: 090-0212 and a message stating that connecting to the Pokémon Global Link is prohibited.

The press release also states that they will continue to ban more player in the future without notice that illegally modify game data.

Source: https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/b87bc53f-7144-44ba-9a29-59bd00330d84
Feb 28

Kanto x Alola Regional Rumble (カントー×アローラ)

Posted by Sunain | February 28th 2017 at 03:58 PM EST
Tags: Pokémon Global Link, Online Competitions, Online Tournament, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon
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The fourth online competition for Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon has been announced. Kanto x Alola Regional Rumble (カントー×アローラ) will take place from Friday, March 17, 2017 at 00:00 UTC through Sunday, March 19, 2017, at 23:59 UTC. Full details are listed below and on our 7th Generation Online Competitions page which will be updated as new tournaments are announced.

Kanto x Alola Regional Rumble (カントー×アローラ)

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Region: International
Registration Period: Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 00:00 UTC, through Thursday, March 16, 2017, at 23:59 UTC
Tournament Period: Friday, March 17, 2017, at 00:00 UTC, through Sunday, March 19, 2017, at 23:59 UTC
Max number of participants: 50 000
Ranking Results Announcement: April 2017
Player divisions: Junior/Senior Division: Born 2002 or later
Masters Division: Born 2001 or earlier
Junior/Senior Division players are limited to playing between 6 A.M. and 11 P.M., based on the easternmost time zone in each player’s country.
Compatible Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Battle Type: Single Battle
Banned Pokémon: Players could only use Pokémon from the Kanto and Alola region Pokédexes. Mewtwo, Mew, Zygarde, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, and Magearna could not be used. Mega Stones were not allowed.
Entry Gift: Qualified participants in the Kanto x Alola Regional Rumble Online Competition will receive the Mega Stones Pidgeotite and Steelixite. To qualify, players must earn a place in the rankings by completing at least three battles.
Description
Get ready to compete in the Kanto x Alola Regional Rumble Online Competition! In this competition, the only Pokémon you can use are those you could discover in the Kanto region in Pokémon Red, Pokémon Blue, or Pokémon Yellow, along with Pokémon of the Alola region you can find in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon. All qualified participants will earn a Pidgeotite and a Steelixite for playing. These Mega Stones allow your Pidgeot and Steelix to Mega Evolve during battle.
Competition Rules
• Items are allowed, but Trainers may not have duplicate items in their Battle Team.
• Register three to six of your Pokémon to your Battle Team.
• All Pokémon in this competition will automatically become Lv. 50 for the duration of each match.
• Three of the Pokémon you register to your Battle Team will be chosen to battle in each match.
• A 10-minute time limit for each player will automatically be enforced in-game, beginning at the sta
rt of each battle. When a player’s time limit expires, that player will lose the game. • At the beginning of each battle, players have 90 seconds to select three Pokémon with which to battle.
• At the beginning of each turn, players have 45 seconds to select a move or change the Pokémon in battle.
If a player has not made their selections at the end of this period, the game will automatically make selections for the player.
• Players may battle up to 15 games per day of the competition. Any unplayed games will carry over to the following day. A new day begins at 00:00 UTC.

Source: https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/65b18aaf-bbe2-47fb-97c5-89034f8bd8d5
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